Faculty: Elissa Buie

Elissa Buie, CFP

Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business
415-442-6500
Campus(es):
San Francisco
Elissa Buie

Elissa Buie, CFP ® earned an MBA from The University of Maryland and a B.S. in Commerce from The University of Virginia. She has been practicing financial planning since 1983.

Elissa is a past Chair of the Foundation for Financial Planning and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). She has been named as a top advisor by Worth and Washingtonian magazines and by Bloomberg Wealth Manager and Financial Times*. She has also been recognized on InvestementNews’ Women to Watch list and she was selected as their 2019 recipient of Alexandra Armstrong Lifetime Achievement Award*.

Elissa has appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, CNNfn, NBC News and McLaughlin One-on-One. She has been quoted in national media including the Washington Post, Time, and Businessweek magazines.

Elissa’s article, “To Feel . . . Like a CFP”, was published in July 2000 in The Journal of Financial Planning (JFP). Her article, co-authored with Dr. Dave Yeske, CFP, “Policy-Based Financial Planning Provides Touchstone in a Turbulent World”, was published in the July 2006 issue of the JFP, where their most recent collaboration, “Evidence-Based Financial Planning: To Learn . . . Like a CFP ®” also appeared in November 2011. Elissa contributed 17 chapters to the CFP Board’s first-of-its-kind Financial Planning Competency Handbook, published by John Wiley & Sons.

In October 2013, Elissa was awarded the prestigious P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award*, the Financial Planning profession’s lifetime achievement award.

Elissa holds an appointment as Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Golden Gate University’s Ageno School of Business, where she co-teaches the capstone Cases in Financial Planning course.

* Disclosures for Awards and Rankings are available here.


COURSES TAUGHT

FI 434
Cases in Financial Planning

EDUCATION

  • MBA from The University of Maryland
  • BS in Commerce from The University of Virginia

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2010 - present: Adjunct professor at Golden Gate University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Past Chair and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Financial Planning
  • Past Chair of the Financial Planning Association (US) Dean for the FPA's Residency Program

HONORS & AWARDS

  • P. Kemp Fain, Jr. Award, Financial Planning Association, 2013
  • Named Top Advisor by Worth and Washingtonian magazines and by Bloomberg Wealth Manager

MEDIA & INTERVIEWS

  • Appearances on: The Today Show, CNBC, CNNfn, NBC News and McLaughlin One-on-One
  • Quoted in: The Washington Post, Time, Businessweek, and other national publications

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